Walden University Rankings

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In the World#1597 of 14178
In North America#501 of 2629
In the United States#455 of 2528
In Minnesota#9 of 49
In Minneapolis#2 of 9

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Undergraduates
7,016
Graduates
41,404
Male:Female Ratio
19:81
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.waldenu.edu

Walden University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

48,420 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Walden University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American18404 (38%)
White18273 (38%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown5551 (11%)
Hispanic2753 (6%)
Asian1588 (3%)
Nonresident Alien850 (2%)
Two or more races643 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander194 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native33 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$10,428$12,039
Tuition in-state$10,428$12,039
Tuition out-of-state$10,428$12,039
Fee in-district$338$500
Fee in-state$338$500
Fee out-of-state$338$500

Walden University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1,0283,551
Education, General31,450249
Business Administration and Management, General148644421
Psychology, General148345218
Health & Health Care Administration & Management514449
Social Work442630
Human Services, General10730236
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor423
Public Health, General33155156
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4282
Public Administration783160
Forensic Psychology17212
Nursing Practice187
Computer and Information Sciences, General54915
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration347335
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General127
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General5843
Industrial and Organizational Psychology907
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration94
Curriculum and Instruction486
Communication, General2150
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling64
Public Health Education and Promotion57
Clinical Psychology3817
Developmental and Child Psychology48
Accounting1530
Human Development and Family Studies, General43
Project Management39
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other34
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services33
Organizational Leadership31
Nursing Science27
Marketing & Marketing Management, General24
Reading Teacher Education23
Administration of Special Education22
Management Information Systems, General21
Finance, General17
Public Policy Analysis, General16
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management12
Business & Corporate Communications11
Elementary Education and Teaching8
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling7
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General1
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1
Adult and Continuing Education Administration1
Education, Other1
Grand Total1,7999,4131,634
TotalWomen
Graduation rate33%33%
  • Part-time retention rate - 28%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,819
Citations
36,315

Publication count by topic

Psychology
1,352
Medicine
789
Political science
606
Computer science
252
Business
232
Sociology
186
Engineering
147
Economics
59
Geography
28
History
27
Mathematics
24
Environmental science
13
Biology
11
Art
10
Physics
5
Philosophy
3
Chemistry
1
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography10231,871
Medicine133011,361
Psychology14295,466
History143844
Sociology1493780
Political science1526344
Art154624
Computer science22911,716
Engineering2434624
Economics2455284
Mathematics2464941
Business2591301
Philosophy33901
Environmental science387576
Biology5004110
Physics53512

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199011
199100
199241
199321
199430
199531
199624
1997123
199864
1999812
2000614
20011125
2002018
20031638
20042548
200520116
200629137
200740160
200867245
2009114359
2010164424
2011264500
2012186652
2013166839
20142811162
201510301495
20167612391
20171493961
20181194271
20191144564
20201234442

General info

WikipediaWalden University
Academic CalendarPhD students can begin the first of any month and a rolling admission policy exists. Doctoral psychology and Masters students are on a quarter system (September, December, March, June)
Total FTE staff1,882
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55401
United States
City population383,000
Phone8664925336
Fax+1(612) 338-5092